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Job Title: Estimator

Location: Wakefield

Pay: Up to £50k per annum

Hours of Work: 40 hours a week

Type: Permanent

Start Date: Immediate

We are offering great opportunities for growth and we are looking to recruit a customer orientated and dedicated Estimator.

Responsibilities of an Estimator

  • Liaise with the commercial department
  • Agreements with the suppliers
  • Estimating architectural metalwork, secondary steelwork & structural steel
  • Reading civil engineering design drawings
  • · Material takes off’s and tender summaries
  • · Obtaining supplier quotations and negotiating
  • · Preparing quotations to meet deadlines
  • · Drafting detailed quotations
  • · Liaising with clients to discuss the tender submissions
  • · Quantifying material take offs and producing costs analysis for clients and the management team.
  • · Monthly job costing forecasts and analysis
  • · Attending client meetings and occasional site visits
  • · Assisting with monthly applications and final accounts
  • · Working with other departments

Skills and Experience of an Estimator

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner – can communicate effectively, efficiently and professionally to all customers
  • A logical thought process to resolve queries
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own, demonstrating drive and initiative
  • Team player, willing to share ideas and techniques with other team colleagues to improve the business
  • Knowledge of the construction sector is desirable, but not essential
  • Previous sales coordination or similar experience preferred

This client offers

  • Excellent salary based on your experience
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • Scope to grow with a vibrant business
  • 8.30-5pm Mon-Thurs, 8.30-4pm Fri

About the Client

Our client carry out repairs to bridges and other highway structures which include installing bridge expansion joints, bridge deck waterproofing, bridge bearings and concrete repairs. The Estimator’s role is an exciting role to support the commercial function and will be pivotal in assisting the company to secure new business.

Next Steps:

Apply to this role through this advert. If you would like more information about this role, please contact our Construction team on 0116 262 3733. Alternatively, you can contact Jouel on

If successful, you will need to digitally register with our agency (if you haven’t already done so). If you have not been contacted regarding your application within 7 days, please assume that you have not been successful. We will however retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

About Regional Recruitment Services – A Recruitment Agency in Leeds

This position is advertised by Regional Recruitment Services Ltd, an award-winning independent recruitment agency that has been recruiting since 2008. We offer permanent, temporary and contract jobs within the Commercial, Construction, Industrial and Engineering sectors. To view all our positions available throughout the United Kingdom, please visit our website (